The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

Digital illustration showing a high schooler experiencing fear over missing out on social events with friends, more commonly known as FOMO.
What about me?
Harper Latta, Writer • August 19, 2022

It is the middle of summer, and there is still one nagging thought continuing to cross my mind: “Why are my friends always together and never with me?” This thought, it turns out, is actually a form of anxiety that causes an overwhelming fear of missing out, also known as FOMO. For most who struggle...

The Hotspot Cafe used to serve as a secondary cafeteria for students. Ever since Covid, it has sat idle.
Hotspot thoughts
Lucy Halverson, Editor-in-Chief • May 20, 2022

Things at school were much different before Covid. We had Husky Halftime, an absence of E-Hallpasses and the Hotspot Cafe was open. As school has gone back to what was considered normal, all three of those things have changed, arguably the most impactful being the shutdown of the Hotspot Cafe.  Back...

The Crystal craze
The Crystal craze
Quinn Brown, Writer • April 3, 2022

Recently, there has been a huge trend involving crystals, in addition to essential oils, rose water, pendulums and other products. I constantly see people carrying crystals for a variety of reasons, such as protection, love, clarity and happiness. I have seen so many people with crystal bracelets, necklaces,...

Stripped of motivation
Stripped of motivation
Hannah Rakolta, Writer • February 23, 2022

Before we went to online learning last year, I enjoyed coming to school and being a good student. However, ever since the pandemic started, it has been an immense struggle to find the motivation to go to school.  The world is just now starting to feel normal again, but the seemingly permanent impacts...

Recycling clothes and shopping sustainably are both ways to buy clothing without contributing to fast fashion.
Consider the cost
Anna Bailey, Writer • February 15, 2022

Popular brands like Shein, Forever 21, Nike, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Zaful and others are all contributors to the fast fashion industry. The term “fast fashion” is defined by the Oxford dictionary as “inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to the latest trends.”...

Graphic of the three different Spider-Men, Garfield (left), Maguire (middle) and Holland (right).
Which “Spider-Man” actor is best?
Thomas Rose, Writer • January 22, 2022

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” has fueled the fire of one online debate that has been ongoing since 2012, when the Spider-Man universe was rebooted for the first time with “The Amazing Spider-Man.” This heated discussion surrounds one essential question: Which “Spider-Man” actor has delivered...

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